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Pilch, Emily, et. al. 2017. “Perspectives of Food Shoppers at Convenience Stores in Navajo Nation Food Deserts ,“ Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 49 (7S1).

Piltch, E., Griffin, Timothy, Houser, Robert, & Shin, Sonya. (2018). Manager and Consumer Perspectives on Fruit and Vegetable Availability and Purchasing at Navajo Nation Small Stores, Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1972113166). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. 

Siri Damman, Wenche Barth Eide, Harriet V. Kuhnlein, 2008. Indigenous peoples’ nutrition transition in a right to food perspective. Food Policy. 33, 135-155. 

Setala, A., Gittelsohn, J., Speakman, K., Oski, J., Martin, T., Moore, R., . . . Bleich, S. (2011). Linking farmers to community stores to increase consumption of local produce: A case study of the Navajo Nation. Public Health Nutrition, 14(9), 1658-1662.

Gurney, R., Caniglia, B., Mix, T., & Baum, K. (2015). Native American Food Security and Traditional Foods: A Review of the Literature. Sociology Compass., 9(8), 681-693.



Other Resources

Forrest Stegelin. 2012. Is It More Than Coincidence of the Presence of Food Deserts, Pre- School Age Native American Children, & Childhood Obesity?. University of Georgia. Conference Presentation,  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.


Fazzino, D. V. (2008). Traditional Food Security: Tohono O'odham Traditional Foods in Transition (Doctoral dissertation, University of Florida).